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Box releases new web experience, integrates with Google Docs, and more

Posted: 2016-10-12 11:13:34   Expiration: 2016-11-09 11:13:34

Disclaimer: This news item was originally posted on 2016-10-12 11:13:34. Its content may no longer be timely or accurate.

Box, a secure online file storage platform, recently announced the following three new updates to their service:

  1. New web experience: Box now features a new user interface that makes finding files quicker and easier on any device. View your files in 3D, 360°, or in HD mode. Plus, you can download files 30% faster and upload files five times faster. Compare the new interface with the original. Learn more about the new Box web experience.

  2. Integration with Google Docs: You can create, edit, and save Google Docs directly in Box. This feature lets you combine the convenience of Google’s real-time editing feature with Box’s robust security controls and reporting, customer-managed encryption, rights management, and mobile security. Learn more about Box integration with Google Docs.

  3. New Box Notes desktop application (coming soon): With the new desktop application, you can collaborate in real-time and access files offline while having your updates automatically saved in Box. Learn more about Box Notes.

If you have any questions, please contact the DoIT Help Desk.

-- UW-Madison Enterprise Box Service Team